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45 Simple Self-Care Practices for a Healthy Mind, Body & Soul

Self-Care

Self-care is the constant repetition of habits, which together ward off exhaustion and keep you at your optimum— physically, and mentally.

The best way to do this is to implement tiny self-care habits every day. To regularly include in your life a little bit of love and attention for your own body, mind, and soul.

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Physical Self-Care

You need to take care of your body if you want it to run efficiently. 

Physical self-care includes your eating, exercising and sleeping habits and how well you're caring for your physical needs. Attending appointments, taking medication as prescribed, and managing your health are all part of good physical self-care.

Social Self-Care

Socialization and close connections are key to your well-being. The best way to cultivate and maintain close relationships is to put time and energy into building your relationships with others.

Everyone has slightly different social needs. The key is to figure out what your social needs are and to build enough time in your schedule to create an optimal social life.

Sleep

Being well-rested is essential to health. You'll have more energy, more patience, and less anxiety if you accumulate eight hours of quality sleep in a day.

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Hydration

Staying hydrated helps keep the skin clear, your mood balanced, and helps both digestion and your immune system.

Try to keep a water bottle on you at all times so you have the constant reminder to drink throughout the day.

Exercise

Keeping up with your physical health reduces stress and releases endorphins (the chemicals that make you happy).

Exercise is also defined as any form of physical activity. So dancing in the apartment, walking around campus, or hitting the gym could all help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.